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Jane L. Rosen
Jane L. Rosen is a screenwriter and author. Her debut adult novel, Nine Women, One Dress is available this summer from Doubleday. She is also the author of a young adult novel, The Thread. She lives in NYC and on Fire Island with her husband, Warren, and their three daughters.

Entries by Jane L. Rosen

Quiet on the Set - When Manhattan Was the Backdrop for Romance

(2) Comments | Posted January 28, 2014 | 11:18 AM

It starts with fair warning: a bright colored "no parking" notice taped to every other tree or pole in a Manhattan neighborhood, announcing that a movie or television show will soon be shot there. Though it comes with congestion, noise and occasionally civilian adherence to the cry, "Quiet on the...

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The Last Camp Trunk

(30) Comments | Posted June 7, 2013 | 11:06 AM

I have been packing a camp trunk since 1972. I was 8 and it was my first summer at sleep away camp. The trunk was bright orange with my name, "JANE," printed on it in bold, yellow letters. Its memory summons up the same nostalgic longing as that of my...

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To Fire Island With Love

(22) Comments | Posted November 8, 2012 | 10:34 AM

When Marilyn Monroe visited Lee Strasberg on Fire Island for the very first time, she said, "What a lovely place this is -- it's got water all around it."

Her statement, probably uttered breathlessly in front of a calm sea, is the thing that attracts so many...

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Yes, Virginia, We Did Have to Get Up to Change the Channel

(5) Comments | Posted September 24, 2012 | 4:43 PM

People are always making observations about how easy it is for kids today. Each declaration of technological advancement claims to simplify our lives; I think the reverse may be true.

For today's youth, our grandfather's shocking tale of having to walk ten miles in the snow to school seems on...

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On Aging: Homage to Nora Ephron

(4) Comments | Posted July 2, 2012 | 2:13 PM

I have discovered why a woman's eyesight goes at 45; because at 46, a woman's stomach turns to flab and somehow the diminished eyesight makes it just a bit easier to take.

Before I turned 45, I heard other people speak about the overnight loss of sight, but thought...

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Are Harry And Sally Still Happily Married?

(252) Comments | Posted April 25, 2012 | 12:20 PM

It starts out so well in the movies. Boy meets girl. Boy and girl fall in love. Hearts patter on until about three quarters of the way in, when boy and girl break up due to some obstacle that threatens to keep them apart. They wallow in their heartache until...

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